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All my life I have had a certain idea of France.
Charles de Gaulle life
If a man has character, everyone has confidence in him. Soldiers must have confidence in their leader.
Omar Bradley confidence
Be Prepared.
Robert Baden Powell
If I were not Alexander, I should wish to be .
Alexander the Great wish
There are three things, young gentlemen, which you are constantly to bear in mind. Firstly, you must always implicitly obey orders, without attempting to form any opinion of your own respecting their propriety. Secondly, you must consider every man your enemy who speaks ill of your king; and thirdly, you must hate a Frenchman, as you do the devil.
Horatio Nelson mind
I have returned.
Douglas MacArthur
You cannot qualify war in harsher terms than I will. War is cruelty, and you cannot refine it...
William Tecumseh Sherman war
There is nonor yet any denial. We were, We are, and we will be.
George S. Patton will
In ato man fight, the winner is he who has one more round in his magazine.
Erwin Rommel man
Adventure Bay is a convenient and safe place for any number of ships to take in wood and water during the summer months: but in the winter, when the southerly winds are strong, the surf, on all parts of the shore, makes the landing exceedingly troublesome.
William Bligh art
I only did my duty to my country when I tried to oppose the criminal folly of Hitler.
Wilhelm Canaris duty
What is at a peak is certain to decline. He who shows his hand will surely be defeated. He who can prevail in battle by taking advantage of his enemy's doubts is invincible.
Cao Cao age
There are not enough Indians in the world to defeat the Seventh Cavalry.
George Armstrong Custer world
I was one of the many horses pulling the wagon and couldn't escape left or right because of the will of the driver.
Adolf Eichmann man
The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire.
Ferdinand Foch art
There are no desperate situations, there are only desperate people.
Heinz Guderian people
As of now, I am in control here in the White House.
Alexander Haig control
Obviously, the greater the length of a war the higher is likely to be the number of casualties in it on either side.
Douglas Haig war
The left-wing, which consists of armoured and motorized forces and has no enemy in front of it, will be stopped dead in its tracks upon direct order from the Fuhrer.
Franz Halder dead
I am more afraid of alcohol than of all the bullets of the enemy.
Stonewall Jackson alcohol
The Pact of Munich is signed. Czechoslovakia as a power is out.
Alfred Jodl power
Consideration of any kind are a crime against the German people and the soldier at the front.
Wilhelm Keitel people
This is actually true of the overall fight against al-Qaeda and trans-national extremists, that as you put pressure on them in one location, theyll seek safe haven sanctuaries in other areas. So you do have to continue to pursue them. But they have less capability.
David Petraeus true
To betray, you must first belong.
Kim Philby you
I never was good at learning things. I did just enough work to pass. In my opinion it would have been wrong to do more than was just sufficient, so I worked as little as possible.
Manfred Von Richthofen work
All revolutions devour their own children.
Ernst Rohm children
It is madness to attempt to hold. In the first place the troops cannot do it and in the second place if they do not retreat they will be destroyed. I repeat that this order be rescinded or that you find someone else.
Gerd Von Rundstedt you
What people dont understand is this is something that we only have in America. There is no other country in the world where the ordinary citizen can go out and enjoy hunting and fishing. Theres no other nation in the world where that happens. And its very much a part of our heritage.
Norman Schwarzkopf art
The lion is, however, rarely heard - much more seldom seen.
John Hanning Speke
The secondary attack was made against The Hague. Its aim was to get a hold upon the Dutch capital, and in particular to capture the Government offices and the Service headquarters.
Kurt Student art
I have with me two gods, Persuasion and Compulsion.
Themistocles god
My sole ambition is to rid Mexico of the class that has oppressed her and given the people a chance to know what real liberty means. And if I could bring that about today by giving up my life, I would do it gladly.
Pancho Villa life
Every man dies. Not every man really lives.
William Wallace man
The military dont start wars. Politicians start wars.
William Westmoreland war
The fate of the Empire rests on this enterprise. Every man must devote himself totally to the task in hand.
Isoroku Yamamoto fate
That old man had my division slaughtered at Gettysburg.George Pickett, as quoted in The Civil War: An Illustrated History, p. 236
Robert E. Lee war
A man who knew his job as he spent a long time commanding a regiment and who earned great respect from everybody.Georgy Zhukov.
Aleksandr Vasilevsky time
Id say that on Friends my character was the guy bouncing around the room. Im no longer that guy, necessarily, in my life. I used to be. But Im not now.
Matthew Perry life
When I came in here and saw this thing, the symbols, looking the way it looked, ... I wanted to get right in there and taxi it out.
Paul Tibbets right
Yes, they will cooperate, we had discussion on cooperation.
Ratko Mladic will